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Things I Love Gift Card Holder

I love making gift card holders and at this time of year I have alot ot requests from my customers for gift certificates for teachers.  Do you have a favorite teacher that loves to stamp, get them a gift certificate to show your appreciation!!!

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This one has a prepaid Stampin' Up! Debit Card in it and this is just another perk of being a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.  We can earn lots of FREE stuff!!!!

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I used the Things I Love stamp set and the Bella's Border wheel.  The ink colors are Bermuda Bay (retiring this year), Melon Mambo, & Chocolate Chip.

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Barbsiggytree 
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May special, click HERE to view the flyer or click HERE for more info on the current specials.


Baby Gift - Name Frame for Katie

My friend Melissa asked me if I could help her design a name frame for a dear friend's baby and of course I agreed.  My daughter, a future SU demo, helped us. :-) 

You can do so much more than just make cards with Stampin' Up! products, I hope you get some great ideas from my blog to show you how you can use your Stampin' Up! supplies to make just about anything!!

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We used the Tea Party DSP and all the coordinating colors of card stock.  We added some Beautiful Butterflies and some Beautiful Wings with the Big Shot and the letters are from the Serif Essentials Alphabet set.

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Here are the girls with their handiwork!!  The baby shower is Thursday and I know the mom and her guests will love this!!!

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Would you like to join my team of demonstrators, there is a special starting on June 1st so be sure to come back.  

  


For Sale - Mini Scrapbook in a Tin - Baby Girl

Itsagirlbookin I have a number of these adorable Mini Scrapbooks in a Tin for sale. These will make a wonderful gift for a new mom, grandmother or as a keepsake for your own daughter.  This item is handmade by me and comes fully assembled with the exception of the journaling and photos that you will add.

ItsagirlbookoutIf you would like the bookmark personalized, you must let me know what letter/initial you would like in the "special instructions" section of the paypal checkout or it will be sent without one.  

Itsagirlbook This is a completed item, not a kit so I am allowed to sell it to my Canadian readers.   :-)  If you view my posts in a reader, you will need to come to my blog to access the paypal button.

It's A Girl

Barbsiggytree


Elements of Style

Elements of Style can be found on page 12 of the Summer Mini Catalog and I just love it!!  You can purchase it Wood Mounted (#118611) or Clear Mounted (#120045)

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This is one of the cards Shelli demonstrated at a recent workshop of a lifetime and I just knew I had to make one too.  It was really easy.  I stamped the main images on Confetti Cream in Soft Suede.  I thought some splatter would be a nice effect so I used my Color Spritzer tool and my Soft Suede Stampin' Write Marker to add the splatter.  I stamped another portion of the image on a Wide Oval punchout and colored it in with my Watercolor Pencils.  The Bravo Burgundy scallop behind the image really makes this pop.  I finished it off with a knot of Soft Suede Polka Dot ribbon but I used the reverse side.

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Barbsiggytree 


June Card Kit of the Month

Featured Stamp Set: Elements of Style

Featured Accessories: Mini Vintage Tags (not included in the kit)

You will receive all of the consumable supplies needed to create 12 cards. You will also receive 2 additional full color samples in the emailed instructions of “alternative” cards that you can make with the contents of the kit! In addition, you will receive step by step instructions on how to complete each of the 4 designs. The price of the Card Kit is $16.95 please add $3 (in the US) if you need me to ship it to you.   Orders will be processed each week.

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Add-on Products:

  • Pretty in Pink Classic Ink ($5.95)
  • More Mustard Classic Ink ($5.95)
  • Old Olive Classic Ink ($5.95)
  • Soft Suede Classic Ink ($5.95)
  • Mat Pack ($9.95)
  • Paper Piercing Tool ($3.50) 

Other Optional Purchases:

  • Stampin’ Dimensionals ($3.95)
  • SNAIL Adhesive ($6.95)
  • Bone Folder ($6.95)
  • Paper Snips ($9.95)
Card Kit


Stampin' Up! Cruise - Maho Beach, St Maarten

While on the Stampin' Up! Cruise, we stopped on the island of St. Maarten/St. Martin.  For those of you who don't know, it is an island governed by two countries, the Netherlands and France.

The Princess Juiliana Airport sits on the edge of the island and it is so close to the edge that it is literally the ocean, the beach, a small two lane road and then the runway.  The incoming aircraft have to fly right over the beach (very low I might add) as they are landing.  There is a restaurant/bar on the beach that has a surfboard at the entrance listing the times of all incoming flights for the day.  Here is a compilation of three videos I took while I was there

How did you like that huge plane at the end!!  The boys (my husband and his buddies, Tom and Tom) were standing directly under that one as it passed over head and after it went over, the Jet Blast literally sprayed them with sand.  We had so much fun on this trip and we spent it with some wonderful friends.

Let me help you earn a FREE trip with Stampin' Up! Today is the last day to join my team of demonstrators and receive two Technique DVD's in your kit as well as an any price stamp set from me out of the BRAND NEW CATALOG!!!  Click HERE to join and choose the "Start your own business" tab.  Be sure to have all your info ready to make the process go smoothly.   Please call me if you have any questions. 307-673-4760 and I will call you back on my dime.

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Barbsiggytree 


Triple Cell Cartridge meets Classic Stars Wheel

A few days ago, I showed you THIS CARD.  I created it with three of our NEW Builder Wheels and an Uninked Triple Cell Cartridge.  The colors are Elegant Egggplant, Not Quite Navy and Old Olive.  You can find the Builder Wheels and Uninked Triple Cell Cartridge in the NEW Summer Mini Catalog on pages 8 & 9.

While demonstrating that card at a recent workshop, one of the gals asked me if you could use the Uninked Triple Cell Cartridge with other wheels.  You can!!!

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I got my Classic Stars Jumbo Wheel out and made this card right in front of them while they were doing their make & take projects.  Isn't it cool!!!  I just love these colors together.  There is nothing fancy to this card and I haven't added a sentiment yet but it went together lickety split, seriously less than five minutes.

This is one of the many services I offer my customers, you ask for it and you get it!!!  It also helped that the workshop was held in my Stampin' Studio and I had access to all my supplies. :-)

Book your workshop/stamp party in my Stampin' Studio and see what we can create.  I am scheduling parties and classes so check your calendar and call or email me and we will set something up.

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Barbsiggytree 


Kristen's Purse with the Scallop Squre Die

Kristen and Donna were here on Friday to make their quilted purses using the Scallop Square Big Shot die.  Kristen made hers a bit bigger than mine and it turned out really neat!!   She had NEVER run a sewing maching before, didn't she do an awesome job!!!  She brought her mom's machine and she learned how to wind the bobbin and set the tension in addition to sewing with it.  She had so much fun and was so proud of herself, I see a sewing machine purchase in her future!

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Donna wanted to finish hers at home so hopefully I will get a picture sometime when she brings it to class. :-)

Do you want to make your own quilted purse?  Come to a class.  Have a couple of friends that would like to join you?  Let's schedule a private class.

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Barbsiggytree 


The Pickle Jar

Friday night was Cindy's workshop and she had it here in my Stampin' Studio.  She showed up at my door with the most beautiful Fruit Pizza (forgot to take a picture of it!!) I have ever seen and a lovely bunch of flowers for me.  She is so sweet!! 

Flowers I had to confess that I did not have a vase and she mentioned using a Mason Jar. I thought surely I had a Mason Jar and went to look.  All I could find was an emply pickle jar that I have saved for the kids in case we find a really cool bug, frog, turtle, etc.  I grabbed the pickle jar and added the flowers.  It just didn't look right, a beautiful bouquet of flowers in a pickle jar with a label on it.  I had about 5 minutes before the rest of the guests arrived so I scurried around in my studio and this is what I came up with.  I used a piece of Designer Series Paper from the Flock Together pack, the Beautiful Butterflies Big Shot Die, the Square Lattice Impressions Folder and a button from the Button Latte set.  The wrap slips on and off so I can change it.  I was literally done in under 5 minutes.  I am thrilled with it!!  Now I have a "vase" and I can customize it to my liking!!

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Barbsiggytree 


More Digital Downloads

Stampin' Up! will continue to offer additional downloads for the My Digital Studio Paper Crafting solution as they create new papers, embellishments and stamp brush sets.  I will post the pictures of the downloads with the item numbers and pricees to make your ordering easier. 

The digital downloads must be ordered online through my website HERE and they are available for immediate download to your computer after the transaction is complete.  You can see all the additional downloads available for purchase HERE.

Stampin' Up! has released six NEW Digital Downloads for My Digital Studio.  Please note that you do not have to have My Digital Studio to purchase these downloads, they will work in other applications.

Gograduate 
Go Graduate 1211069 $5.95

Contempooutline 

Contempo Alphabet 122143 $9.95  

Jumbooutline 

Jumbo Outline Alphabet 122145 $9.95 

Barbsiggytree 


NEW Stampin' Up! Builder Wheels

Isn't this just the coolest card!!  I used the new Stampin' Up! Builder Wheels to make it.  We have been making it at all my parties this month.  If you are interested in making one of these, host your own Stampin' Up! party or come to one. :-)

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I used the Triple Cell Ink cartridge and inked it up with Not Quite Navy, Old Olive and Elegant Eggplant, rolled it across a 2" strip of Whisper White using the Wheel Guide and layered it on a couple of strips of Old Olive and Elegant Eggplant.  The Not Quite Navy layer was run through the Big Shot using the Square Lattice Impressions Folder and then I layered the whole thing on a Not Quite Navy Card.  The Old Olive 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon finishes it off nicely.

These wheels are really alot of fun, I have another sample to share so stay tuned.....

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Barbsiggytree 


Fathers's Day Class Added to my Calendar

New class added to my calendar in June.  Tuesday, June 8th from 10-12 or 6-8 come make a mini scrapbook for DAD.  This mini scrapbook is kept in a decorated tin and I just know Dad will love it!! 

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I was inspired by one that Dawn Olchefske made and thought it would make a GREAT Father's Day Gift.  The cost of the class is $15 and if you cannot make it, you can purchase a kit, kits will come with the mini scrapbook assembled.

Wonderful Father

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Don't forget about the Clearance Rack items.

Barbsiggytree 


Fathers's Day Class Added to my Calendar

New class added to my calendar in June.  Tuesday, June 8th from 10-12 or 6-8 come make a mini scrapbook for DAD.  This mini scrapbook is kept in a decorated tin and I just know Dad will love it!! 

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I was inspired by one that Dawn Olchefske made and thought it would make a GREAT Father's Day Gift.  The cost of the class is $15 and if you cannot make it, you can purchase a kit, kits will come with the mini scrapbook assembled.

Wonderful Father

Order your Summer Mini Catalog items here

Don't forget about the Clearance Rack items.

Barbsiggytree 


Technique Geeks Class - Butterfly Pansies

I had my monthly Technique Geeks Class this past Saturday.  I was expecting 10 but one of my gals had unexpected company so she couldn't attend.  The nine of us had a blast!! 

Butterfly Pansies is one of the techniques we learned.  The gals really loved this card with the bookmark.

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I took the pansies and added them to a tag from the Two Tags die and turned it into a bookmark. 

Here is another sample, this one uses Elegant Eggplant card stock but the same reinkers.

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Supplies: Elements of Style Clear Mount stamp set, Big Shot, Little Leaves die, Square Lattice Impressions Folder, Two Tags Bigz die, Old Olive, Certainly Celery, Elegant Eggplant, Orchid Opulence, Crushed Curry, Wide Oval, Designer Label, 1 1/4 and 1" punches. 

I have a file for sale that includes the first 43 techniques we learned.  It is $14.95 and you can find the paypal link for it HERE

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Barbsiggytree 


NEW Class Kit in the Mail!

ETA - kits are sold out, thanks!!  Since I love the Watercolor Trio set, I chose to use it in a recent private class.  I have a few leftover kits and I just know you will want one or two. :-)

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You will get all the supplies including the die cut boxes, Scallop Oval punchouts and precut ribbon (buttons and tissue paper are not included) to make three Fancy Favor boxes and three matching Greeting Cards.  You will need to supply the stamps, ink and adhesives. The kits are only $14.95 each including shipping to you.

Add Bitty Buttons and or Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack and I will pay your tax and shipping.  Kits without the add ons are ready to ship tomorrow.

If you would like to add the Watercolor Trio clear (120084 $ 16.95) or wood mounted (117050 $22.95) stamp set to your kit order, CONTACT ME for a paypal invoice.

Fancy Favor box & card kit